Mine Your Past to Make the Most of Your Future


Your past helps you plan your future.

Your past holds lessons that can powerfully enhance your future.

Yet how often do you look to your past for information or guidance?

I’m guessing it may not be very often. When you’re busy, that sort of reflection may not rank as a high priority. But it can help a lot.

Indeed, your time success builds when you identify your winning routines and appreciate and expand on the good feelings they give you. This ultimately enhances your productivity, and that’s never a bad thing.

What does your past say?

Finding what works is like discovering a valuable gem.  Yet, in our busy everyday lives, we often rush from task to task, not even noticing our successes.  So, finding those nuggets of time success means taking a moment here and there to reflect.

Then, as you zero in on what attracts you, what keeps you engaged and what provides that pleasurable tingle of reward, you’re well on your way to building a new path to power and fulfillment.

Your path and your past are uniquely yours.

I can give you clues about where to find time success, but I can’t tell you how YOU will get there.  Because your story is unique, become an expert on where your powerful strengths lie and  on overcoming the ingrained habits that hold you back.

And here’s a BIG key to your time success:  Once you’ve identified them, warmly validate the strengths that have supported your progress so far.

7 questions to explore:

I’m going to share with you the 7 practical questions that I ask myself as I reflect on how I’ve used my time.  They help me make sure I see and validate every learning experience I engaged in.

Writing out your answers helps you retain more and also allows you to refer back to them later for inspiration and guidance.  So, thinking back over last year, ask yourself:

  1. How did I plan for each success?
  2. How did I inspire myself to make my best time choices?
  3. How did I pace my work?
  4. How did I maintain focus on my work?
  5. What rhythms worked best for me, hour-by- hour, day-by-day, and week-by-week?
  6. What patterns do I notice, and what daily routines supported my most effective work rhythms?
  7. What did I defer until later, to stay on course?

I encourage you to use these questions to re-experience your successes and affirm your ability to put what you’ve learned to good use.

How will you get started with this today?  What will be your first step?

Want more help?

Time is pure potential. You decide how to use it; and once you do, it’s gone.  That’s why it’s so important to build on your best time choices.  If you feel like your time slips through your fingers, then you’ll want to claim your copy of my complimentary “Daily Choices Template:  Proven Strategies for Tracking Your Best Time Choices Today, Tomorrow & All Year!” There’s no time like the present – to start moving toward the future you envision for yourself.

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